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Roadmap To Return

As the University of Reading begins to welcome more staff and students back to its campuses, CONNECTED finds out what university life will look like and what measures have been put in place to keep everyone safe. The...

A Family Affair

The Rackliff family has a long-standing history with the University of Reading. CONNECTED speaks to Lucy Rackliff, a graduate of the University and her daughter Victoria – who is a new student at Reading – about...

Lockdown ArtLab

Children from primary and secondary schools in Reading have been getting creative during lockdown, thanks to a cutting-edge art and technology project run by the University of Reading. ArtLab, which is run by staff and...

Getting Involved

From tackling mental ill health through sport, to tutoring school pupils, CONNECTED looks at how the University of Reading community is helping others during lockdown. The University of Reading community has stepped up...

Managing COVID-19 Within Schools

The reopening of schools to all pupils in certain year groups on 1 June has caused an outcry over COVID-19 safety concerns. Reading’s Dr Catherine Foley tells CONNECTED why it’s critical that we listen to...

Languages In Lockdown

With a fifth of UK pupils missing out on English language development as homeschooling continues, Reading’s Dr Naomi Flynn offers some helpful advice to parents and teachers. Education experts recently stated that...

The Digital Classroom

CONNECTED speaks to three academics about how lockdown has changed the way they teach, after the University moved more teaching and exams online. The suspension of in-person teaching, and move to online lectures...

A Passion For Classics

Classics teacher and Reading alumna, Rachael Hopley, talks to CONNECTED about following your passions and the joy of not having life completely figured out.   Rachael’s career has been characterised by trusting her...

Influencing Education

Reading alumna, Lesley Franklin, was recently appointed as the first ever female principal of one of Scotland’s oldest and most distinguished independent schools, George Heriot’s. Last month, CONNECTED caught up with...